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    1. January 29, 2016

      Financial scandals prove all but impossible for prosecutors

      When the UK Serious Fraud Office charged six brokers with helping a former UBS trader to rig the Libor rate, the case...

    2. January 10, 2016

      Steven Cohen comes out ahead in SEC battle

      Hedge fund manager Steven Cohen is the latest victor in a sprawling US government probe of insider trading that once...

    1. January 10, 2016

      UK regulator in spotlight as insider trading case begins

      Five defendants will appear in the dock on Monday morning to face insider-trading charges in what is the UK’s largest...

    2. January 8, 2016

      Steven Cohen barred by SEC until 2018

      Hedge fund manager Steven Cohen has been barred from managing client money until 2018, to settle allegations that he...

    3. December 2, 2015

      FBI’s Wall Street informant sentenced to 21 days jail

      Richard Choo Beng Lee, a former hedge fund manager and FBI informant who was instrumental in the government’s...

    4. November 4, 2015

      China’s ‘Limit-up Kamikazes’ thrived in wild-west stock market

      The detention of “kamikaze” Chinese hedge fund manager Xu Xiang for alleged insider trading on Sunday after a dramatic...

    5. November 2, 2015

      China detains ‘Kamikaze Squad’ billionaire in insider trading inquiry

      Chinese authorities have detained the leading light of the “Limit-up Kamikaze Squad”, a group of hedge fund managers...

    6. October 22, 2015

      US to withdraw charges in SAC insider trading cases

      The US attorney’s office in Manhattan will seek to dismiss insider trading charges against a former SAC Capital trader...

    7. October 11, 2015

      US Insider Trading: Hello Newman

      Maybe insider trading ought to be illegal in the US. Of course, in some sense it is. In recent years US prosecutor...

    8. October 9, 2015

      Insider trading defendant removed from January trial in London

      One of the largest — and longest — UK investigations into alleged insider trading may take even more time to conclude,...

    9. October 5, 2015

      Preet Bharara warns of insider trading ‘bonanza’

      US attorney for Manhattan Preet Bharara warned of a “bonanza” for friends and family of the rich after the Supreme...

    10. August 30, 2015

      Financial Conduct Authority looks into Aviva-Friends Life tie-up

      The UK finance regulator is looking into leaks and abnormal share price rises before Aviva’s £5.6bn merger with Friends...

    11. August 11, 2015

      US says insider trading ring used hackers

      US authorities have charged nine people with being in a global hacking and insider-trading ring, alleging they made...

    12. July 31, 2015

      Why Long Island wide boys love London

      Growing up in the Long Island suburbs of New York City had its advantages. The mozzarella was fresh, the bagels were...

    13. July 31, 2015

      Bank of England admits it was subject of police probe

      The Bank of England has been forced to admit that a police investigation in the 1990s suspected that monetary policy...

    14. July 30, 2015

      Supreme Court asked to rule on insider trading

      The US Department of Justice has asked the Supreme Court to reverse two overturned convictions on insider trading that...

    15. July 2, 2015

      Suspicious trading before deals at historic low in UK

      Suspicious trading in the run up to deals being announced is at a historic low in the UK according to the financial...

    16. May 28, 2015

      Finance must blow the whistle on foul play

      Four years ago, I received a phone call from a mysterious man keen to talk about Deutsche Bank’s accounts. Initially I...

    17. May 22, 2015

      The case that dragged bankers into the Snapchat generation

      Can billion-dollar fines and felony charges bring cultural change in finance? Or do they just remind the banking...

    18. April 29, 2015

      FCA charges three with insider dealing in Logica shares

      A former business analyst at Logica and two other men have been criminally charged by the UK’s financial watchdog with...

    19. April 3, 2015

      Bharara loses challenge to insider trading ruling

      US prosecutors have lost an attempt to challenge a federal court ruling setting a higher bar to prove insider trading,...

    20. March 27, 2015

      Former Logica manager jailed for insider trading

      A former senior manager at Logica, the IT outsourcer, has received a 10-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to...

    21. March 19, 2015

      Rifat’s prison sentence indicates front running’s time is up

      City types used to joke that their order books had two columns. One recorded big stock purchases requested by clients....

    22. March 19, 2015

      US poised to charge high-profile figure after Julian Rifat deal

      A convicted insider trader, described by prosecutors as “the face of Moore Capital” in London, has co-operated with a...

    23. March 19, 2015

      Julian Rifat is missing part of puzzle for FCA

      Julian Rifat has not had much luck in celebrating his birthday of late. Five years ago, the financial watchdog arrested...

    24. March 18, 2015

      Airbus insider trading trial blocked on double jeopardy grounds

      The French constitutional court has blocked the planned insider trading trial of Airbus sales chief John Leahy and six...

    25. March 3, 2015

      Former Morrison head of tax jailed for insider trading

      The former group treasurer and head of tax at WM Morrison, one of the UK’s four biggest supermarkets, has been...

    26. February 24, 2015

      Batista’s Porsche puts trial into a spin

      The insider trading trial of Eike Batista was thrown into turmoil on Tuesday amid allegations that a judge hearing his...

    27. February 18, 2015

      UK watchdog cracks down on asset managers

      The UK’s £5tn asset management industry is not doing enough to guard against potential insider trading and market...

    28. February 11, 2015

      Former Logica manager accused of insider trading before CGI takeover

      A former manager of Logica, the IT consultancy, is accused of trading in the company’s shares just ahead of a £1.7bn...

    29. January 23, 2015

      Bharara challenges insider trading definition

      The US Attorney’s office in Manhattan has decided to challenge an appeals court decision overturning two convictions in...

    30. January 21, 2015

      Citic investor presses regulator on insider trading claim

      An investor in Citic Securities, China’s largest securities company, has asked regulators for evidence to support...

    31. December 14, 2014

      US appeals court ruling could weaken insider dealing cases

      Some defendants who pleaded guilty in an alleged insider trading scheme could be found innocent after a US appeals...

    32. December 10, 2014

      US insider trading convictions quashed

      US prosecutors will face higher hurdles in pursuing future insider trading cases after an Appeals Court overturned two...

    33. November 19, 2014

      Eike Batista insider trading trial a landmark for Brazil

      Wedged between two of his lawyers in a Rio de Janeiro courtroom, Eike Batista intently checked his mobile phone for...

    34. November 18, 2014

      BNP Paribas faces possible insider trading probe

      French prosecutors have opened a preliminary inquiry into suspected insider trading by officials at BNP Paribas, said a...

    35. November 13, 2014

      Eike Batista plots comeback in pharma

      Eike Batista, the Brazilian oil tycoon due to go on trial next week over insider trading allegations, is attempting to...

    36. November 7, 2014

      Former Moore Capital trader pleads guilty to insider dealing

      A former trader at hedge fund Moore Capital has pleaded guilty to insider dealing, ending an investigation by the UK’s...

    37. October 10, 2014

      Ex-Hanlong executive faces Australia insider trading charges

      A mining executive has been extradited from Hong Kong to Australia to face 104 charges related to insider trading, in...

    38. September 29, 2014

      Airbus chief salesman goes on trial in insider trading case

      When John Leahy started as the chief salesman for Airbus in 1995 the European aircraft manufacturer had less than a...

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